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POSITION TITLE:  Administrative Assistant- Finance and Accounting                        

FLSA STATUS:  Non-exempt

REPORTS TO:  Controller                             

HOURS:  Full time, 35 hours per wk.

Position SummaryProvide the Finance and Accounting department with administrative support and assistance in carrying out their duties.  Assists the department with special projects.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform clerical/secretarial duties for Controller, CFO and staff
  • Direct callers/visitors to appropriate Finance & Accounting staff member
  • Order and purchase office supplies
  • Schedule, and coordinate all meetings & departmental events, provide the organized documentation, plus arranging for room set up, media needs, and food
  • Create check requests for vendor invoices
  • Daily scan checks for deposit via online banking system and run necessary reports
  • Prepare employee expense reports
  • Assist with reporting information for IRS 1095’s and 1094’s for all employees in the Diocese
  • Sort and process mail
  • Prepare and maintain contact list for numerous committees and location contacts
  • Fill in at Pastoral Center reception desk as scheduled
  • Provide project support as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Problem solving— ability to gather and analyze information and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Interpersonal Skills—interact positively and productively;  remain open to others’ ideas and exhibit willingness to try new things
  • Written Communication—edit work for spelling and grammar; read and interpret written information
  • Planning/organizing—prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently
  • Quality control—monitor own work to ensure accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Adaptability—adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands, deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Safety and security—promote and personally observe safety and security procedures

Experience:

  • Three to five years of general administrative assistant experience required
  • Prior experience working in an accounting or finance department a plus

Please submit cover letter and resume to kkrische@sdcatholic.org . In the subject line of your email please reference "Administrative Assistant - Finance".  In the body of your email please include at least one sentence highlighting your prior administrative experience.

POSITION TITLE:  Administrative Assistant- HR                         
FLSA STATUS:  Non-exempt
REPORTS TO:  Director of Human Resources                             
HOURS:  Full time, 35 hours per wk.


Position Summary:  Provide the HR department with administrative support and assistance in carrying out various human resources programs and procedures. Assists the department with special projects.


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Perform clerical/secretarial duties for supervisor and staff
  • Direct callers/visitors to appropriate HR staff member
  • Update Location Administrator & Principal contact lists.
  • Order and purchase office supplies
  • Sort and process mail
  • Fill in at Pastoral Center reception desk as scheduled
  • Schedule meetings and organize departmental events
  • Create check requests for all vendor invoices
  • Provide support with employee information tracking and report creation
  • Assist recruiting/onboarding efforts
  • Provide project support as needed
  • Prepare new employee files
  • Organize and maintain employee relations files; Update electronic employee relations log. 
  • Run monthly ACA (Affordable Care Act) measurement reports
  • Run requested HR/employee reports
  • Maintain confidentiality for all employee related issues
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Problem solving— ability to gather and analyze information and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Interpersonal Skills—interact positively and productively;  remain open to others’ ideas and exhibit willingness to try new things
  • Written Communication—edit work for spelling and grammar; read and interpret written information
  • Planning/organizing—prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently
  • Quality control—monitor own work to ensure accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Adaptability—adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands, deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Safety and security—promote and personally observe safety and security procedures

Experience:

  • Three to five years of general administrative assistant experience required
  • Prior experience working in an HR department a plus

Please submit cover letter and resume to kkrische@sdcatholic.org. In the subject line of your email please reference "Administrative Assistant- HR". In the body of your email please include two sentences about your experience working in Human Resources.

Position Title:  Administrative Assistan                                    

Hours:   Full time (35 hours/week)

Supervised by:   Director, OFL&S                                                     

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:  The Administrative Assistant is responsible for clerical and office duties typically related to office administration.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Helps maintain  website and social media
  • File maintenance
  • Maintains databases
  • Makes deposits, posts checks and enters them into database
  • Processes check requests and refunds, pays invoices and credit cards
  • File and retrieve documents and reference materials
  • Arrange and co-ordinate meetings and events
  • Record, transcribe and distribute minutes of meetings
  • Monitor, screen, respond to and distribute incoming communications
  • Answer and manage incoming calls
  • Receive and interact with incoming visitors
  • Interact with external clients
  • Co-ordinate project-based work
  • Review operating practices and implement improvements where necessary
  • Relieves Pastoral Center receptionist as needed
  • Prepares manuals and packets as needed for presentations and workshops
  • Maintains and publicizes schedules of classes, workshops and programs.
  • Maintains inventory and supplies (ie stationary, books, fliers, and food items).
  • Provides receptionist services for the office
  • Welcomes and directs visitors
  • Answers telephone and directs calls appropriately
  • Performs clerical/secretarial duties for supervisor and staff
  • Sort and process mail
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Competencies

  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Communication skills
  • Information gathering and monitoring skills
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills
  • Judgment and decision-making ability
  • Initiative
  • Confidentiality
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adaptability

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Friendly with excellent people skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Familiarity with Microsoft office suite
  • Thorough knowledge and familiarity with the organizational structure and practices of the Roman Catholic Church

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • One year’s experience with administrative and office procedures preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required

Please submit cover letter and resume to kkrische@sdcatholic.org . In subject line of your email please reference "Administrative Assistant - Office for Family Life and Spirituality". In the body of your email include a sentence or two about your experience with data base management.

Position Title:  Administrative Assistant, Office for Schools    
Hours: Full-Time (35 hours/week)
Supervised by:  Director, Office for Schools                               
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Position Summary:  The Administrative Assistant assists in the general operations of the Office for Schools (OFS), as well as supports the Director and Associate Directors for schools. The Office for Schools serves 43 Catholic elementary schools and 6 Catholic high schools with an enrollment of nearly 15,000 students in the Diocese throughout San Diego and Imperial Counties of California.


Education & Experience:

  • Minimum three year’s experience with administrative and office procedures preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Knowledge & Skills

  • Above average communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Be a self-starter; professional;  well organized; attentive to details; able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously; possess a strong work ethic; punctual
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Friendly with excellent people skills
  • Familiarity with the organizational structure and practices of the Roman Catholic Church and its schools
  • Bilingual in Spanish is preferred


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides receptionist services for OFS
  • Answer telephones and directs calls appropriately
  • Responds to inquiries from principals, teachers and pastors, and clarifies policies
  • Receives and routes OFS mail
  • Maintain OFS files, rosters and computer records
  • Design and maintain databases
  • Coordinates OFS reporting (e.g., NCEA reports, annual statistical reports, DOJ reporting, SEVIS/INS files, and other reporting)
  • Assists in coordinating in-service days, annual school leadership retreats, and other events planned by the OFS
  • Schedules Pastoral Center rooms for meetings and events, provides set up and hospitality when needed
  • Coordinates activities of annual WASC/WCEA accreditation process
  • Maintains OFS e-newsletters, social media, and updates website
  • Prepare and edit office correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents
  • Records minutes for OFS committees
  • Prepares OFS Master Calendar

Please submit cover letter and resume to kkrische@sdcatholic.org . In the subject line of your email please reference "Administrative Assistant- OFS".

POSITION TITLE: Office for Life, Peace and Justice- Associate Director of Culture of Life
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Auxiliary Bishop/Moderator
HOURS:  Full-Time


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION:

  • To assist parishes in the development of social and pastoral ministries that address the needs of the whole person, with special emphasis on: the sick, the aging, the preborn and the dying.
  • To foster social justice advocacy regarding life issues, including participation in the Catholic Legislative Network.
  • To promote and coordinate parishioner participation in the work of Catholic social service providers such as: Catholic Charities, SVDPV, the Association for Life, California People of Faith Working Against the Death Penalty, Life Perspectives, the Abortion Changes YouTM  Outreach, pregnancy care centers, COLFS, Rachel’s Hope, etc.
  • To plan, promote and assist with the Annual San Diego Walk for Life.
  • To coordinate communication regarding events and initiatives offered by the office, and other life-issues organizations, via social media, email, The Southern Cross,
  • and the Life Peace and Justice website.
  • Provide Consultation and education resources regarding specific issues requested by parishes, parishioners and other diocesan offices.
  • To assist in responding to other issues that the department may be engaged in from time to time.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
An advanced degree in Theology or Religious Studies or its equivalent with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Catholic social ministry or an equivalent field on the parish, school, university/college or diocesan level.  Bilingual and Biliteral in English and Spanish preferred.


ABILITIES/SKILLS:
Candidate must have the capability to work well with others, the ability to take direction and exercise independence in judgement in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the position, the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, the skill of planning and organizing, skill in human and public relations, skill in listening and communication, and familiarity with digital technology.  Candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic faithful to Catholic Social Teaching.

Please submit cover letter and resume to kkrische@sdcatholic.org. In the subject line of your email please reference Associate Director of Culture of Life. In the body of your email please include a sentence that includes information about your degree.

POSITION TITLE: Office for Life, Peace and Justice-Associate Director of Immigration Issues
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Auxiliary Bishop/Moderator
HOURS:  Full-Time


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION:

  • To serve as a primary resource to parishes in areas of immigration, immigrant rights, and migrant ministries, as well as through the efforts and programs of other diocesan offices.
  • To foster social justice advocacy regarding immigration, including participation in the Catholic Legislative Network, USCCB promoted initiatives, Catholic Charities and other approved local initiatives.
  • To promote the development and provide resources to parishes for pastoral ministries with those affected by the enforcement of immigration laws.
  • To coordinate communication regarding events and initiatives offered by the office, and  other immigration and immigration rights organizations, via social media, email, The Southern Cross and the Life, Peace and Justice website.
  • Provide Consultation and education resources regarding specific issues requested by parishes, parishioners and other diocesan offices.
  • To assist in responding to other issues that the department may be engaged in from time to time.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
An advanced degree in Theology or Religious Studies or its equivalent with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Catholic social ministry or an equivalent field on the parish, school, university/college or diocesan level.  Bilingual and Biliteral in English and Spanish required.


ABILITIES/SKILLS:
Candidate must have the capability to work well with others, the ability to take direction and exercise independence in judgement in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the position, the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, the skill of planning and organizing, skill in human and public relations, skill in listening and communication, and familiarity with digital technology.  Candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic faithful to Catholic Social Teaching.


Please submit cover letter and resume to kkrische@sdcatholic.org. In the subject line of your email please reference Associate Director of Immigration Issues. In the body of your email please include a sentence that includes information about your degree.

Position Title: Coordinator--San Diego State University Newman Center Programs
FLSA Classification:  Exempt
Hours: Full-time (35 hours per wk.)
Location:  SDSU Newman Center
Reports to:  Director, SDSU Newman Center


Position Objective:  The primary objective of this position is to draw college students into a relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church. This position will coordinate ministry programming at San Diego State University.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategy for outreach to students
  • Design and implement Catholic programming which includes sacramental encounters, bible studies, formation opportunities, social events, small groups, etc.
  • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers
  • Manage and report on financial accounts for campus ministry program
  • Manage website
  • Plan and organize campus/off campus events
  • Lead faith-based activities
  • Coordinate Masses (such as the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit, and the Baccalaureate Mass)-coordinating weekly, chapel-specific Masses-serving as a liaison to the priest presiders
  • Work collaboratively with the Director, SDSU Newman Center to support the prayer and worship efforts of the community
  • Oversee the department’s sacramental preparation programs (RCIA, etc.)
  • Ensure the aesthetic décor and cleanliness of the Newman Center and the University’s worship spaces

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Communicate effectively
  • Foster and develop positive relationships with the Director of Campus Ministry, university staff, campus missionaries, and students
  • Collaborate with diverse members of the campus community
  • Take initiative and work with a sense of urgency
  • Advanced MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and MS PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
  • Skilled in creating web pages using CMS software
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively engage young adults and communicate the Catholic faith tradition in a collaborative ministry environment.

Qualifications

  • Practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church
  • Three (3) or more years’ experience in Campus Ministry or related field preferred
  • Knowledge of young adult faith development and student development theory.
  • Bachelor’s degree in theology, religious education or pastoral counseling required. Master’s degree in theology or related field desired.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and an aptitude for dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills and public speaking are required.
  • Ability to manage complex projects with an attention to details.
  • Demonstrated commitment to minister to students from diverse faith traditions.

Please submit cover letter and resume to both patrick.rivera@sdcatholic.org and privera@sdcatholic.org .

In the subject line of your email please reference "Coordinator - SDSU Newman Center position".

SCHOOLS

Positions available in the Diocese of San Diego Schools.

https://www.edjoin.org/Home/Jobs?countyID=0&districtID=6141

 

 

 

PARISHES

Position Title:  Tennor Section Lead

Status/Hours: Session

FLSA Status:  Independant Contractor

Reports To: Director of Music

Position Summary

The Immaculata parish on the campus of USD is looking for a regular Tenor section lead for the Sunday 9:00 am Liturgy. Call time is 8:30 am with a Thursday 7:00 pm rehearsal. A good sight reader or quick learner is needed for a small choir. We can also fit this person into the 4:30 pm Saturday Liturgy if needed. Call time on Saturday is 3:45 pm. No Thursday rehearsal is required for this smaller choir.


The focus of the choir is to enhance congregational singing, though there are some choir only anthems and occasional solos. Please contact Matt Dolan at mdolan1959@gmail.com if you or someone you know is interested.

 

Position Title:  Thrift Shop Assistant Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Hours: Part time, 15 hours/week (includes some Saturdays)

Supervised by:  Thrift Shop Manager

                                         

Position Summary:  The Assistant Manager manages staff and volunteers, oversees sales, donations of merchandise, promotion of the store in the community, and internal fiscal controls.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide customer service by greeting customers, responding to customer inquiries and managing complaints
  • Assists in recruiting, orienting, training, managing, and mentoring of volunteer staff
  • Assists in monitoring and maintaining shop inventory
  • Assists in maintaining a clean, attractive, and organized  retail environment
  • Oversees the processing of donated items, manages the rotation of items and the disposal of donated items in a timely fashion.
  • Processes include: sorting, tagging, displaying and disposing of donated items
  • Completes cash handling procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift and carry 35 lbs. unassisted for distances up to 25’
  • Able to roll five to 10 heavy clothing racks at least twice per day
  • Able to lift and carry a variety of furniture at least twice per day
  • Able to continually lift and maneuver a variety of donation bags and boxes throughout the day
  • Able to open and close lids to commercial dumpster
  • Open and close three 10’ garage doors at least twice per day

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills in daily interaction with volunteers, donors, and customers
  • Strong leadership and ministry experience
  • Reliable and trustworthy; sound decision-making skills
  • Well organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Professional demeanor
  • Thorough knowledge and familiarity with the organizational structure and practices of the Roman Catholic Church

Education & Experience:

  • Experience in retail management (3+ years) and supervision of staff (2+ years) required.
  • Experience overseeing volunteers
  • Valid California driver’s license and legally required insurance

Please submit cover letter and resume to:  timothykoshea@yahoo.com

POSITION TITLE:  Assistant Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry
LOCATION: St Gregory the Great Catholic Church 11451 Blue Cypress Dr.  San Diego, CA 92131
DEPARTMENT: Youth Ministry 
FLSA STATUS: PART TIME 19 hours a week-Non Exempt
PAID: Hourly
WORK SCHEDULE: Nights, weekends and weekdays. (room for some flexibility) 
*This job posting will be open Thursday, May 10, until Friday, May 25, 2018


The Assistant Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry will help provide vision and coordination for ministry to young people from 8th through 12th grades and Young Adults.  Aspects of the job include being a part of the following: young adult, high school, monthly activities, catechesis and sacramental preparation (Confirmation).

The Assistant CYM will report to The Coordinator of  Youth and Young Adult Ministry and be responsible to:

  • Attend and participate in regular staff meetings
  • Be present and able to work if schedule is changed. Create, facilitate, and advertise spiritual and social opportunities for young adults in the St Gregory the Great community (Ages  18-29)
  • Build and maintain a data base and records of all present and future participating Young Adults in our parish
  • Be aware of any Young Adult Ministry Programs in the deanery as well as at the Diocesan Youth Office
  • Plan events for parish college students returning home for Christmas and Summer breaks.
  • Be a resource person to parish staff on issues related to youth and young adult ministry
  • Be the representing staff member for young adult activities
  • Develop an intentional plan for young adult catechesis using a creative variety of formats, settings, and timeframes (social media)
  • Coordinate the recruitment, training, supporting, and evaluating of volunteers
  • Help to facilitate the Youth Servant Leadership Team, (high school aged students) which is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive youth ministry program
  • Help provide appropriate training for adults and young people in leadership positions
  • Foster the involvement of young people in our parish in different ministries, committees and, parish activities
  • Help to reach out to and evangelization young people in the parish
  • Assist in providing appropriate services and programs for parents of adolescents
  • Collaborate with the Liturgy Committee in the implementation and development of the youth liturgy (contemporary liturgy)
  • Collaborate with other staff in implementing common projects

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability or physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.


Education and/or Experience:

  • B.A. preferred, knowledge of Catholic teachings, catechesis and documents on youth ministry.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; proficiency in composing reports, correspondence and letters and in publishing e-newsletters and flyers in English, ability to develop and facilitate youth programs and confirmation sessions; ability to read and understand church documents and guidelines
  • Ability to relate well with Pastor, staff, parishioners and parents in a compassionate and respectful way
  • Ability to read, prepare, and manage budgets for major events and programs; help prepare annual budget for youth ministry

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to solve problems; make sound decisions, and deal with a variety of situations. 
  • Must be flexible and a team player. 
  • Must be able to work well with all ages and stages of people

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Microsoft Office, knowledge of  PDS is a plus!

Position Title: Parish Front Desk Receptionist
Supervised by:  Parish Business Manager
Hours: Full time (36 hours/week)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


A Vision of this Ministry:  The responsibility of the parish receptionist is to be faith filled in order to warmly and professionally represent the parish offices and all associated personnel of the church. The receptionist must cheerfully and courteously greet the public face to face and on the telephone. He or she must collaborate with other staff members in promoting the parish mission statement and philosophy of the Roman Catholic Church teachings.


Effective functioning in this ministry requires a positive attitude, a warm professional faith filled outgoing nature, friendliness, enthusiasm, a sense of humor, tenaciousness, determination, a commitment to parish community, and the ability to relate to all peoples and their families.


To promote holistic growth and to engage people in a continuous faith experience of Church, this position requires a knowledgeable, efficient, confident individual that must be sensitive to all in the community, i.e., hurting, healthy, and healed. He or she must maintain a warm professional faith filled demeanor and follow the parish office protocol.


Position Summary:

  • The Receptionist welcomes all who come into or telephone the office and provides administrative and related office services to staff and members of the organization.
  • Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provides receptionist services for the office Welcomes and directs visitors
  • Answer telephones and directs calls appropriately
  • Performs clerical/secretarial duties for supervisor and staff
  • Operate office machines and monitor their maintenance schedules
  • Order and purchase office supplies
  • Coordinate and provide hospitality of office visitors
  • Sort and process mail
  • Answer emails, word processing, and typing
  • File maintenance
  • Collaborates with the Pastor, under his supervision, and with other members of the parish staff, integrating his or her own area of responsibility with the overall parish endeavor .
  • Operates the main PBX telephone console and directs incoming calls to appropriate office extensions . Facilitates clear communications and information to callers.
  • Manages requests for Mass Intentions, processes donations and keeps church records.
  • Maintains and integrates data changes in parish data base.
  • Oversees, sorts and distributes parish mail.
  • Enters data from parish registration forms and verifies information.
  • Makes appointments and establishes networks for counseling and referral.
  • Oversees and records all sacramental entries to the parish records.
  • Produces sacramental certificates and processes all paper work requests necessary to officially record at church, diocesan and county recorder levels.
  • Administers baptism class data forms and distributes sacramental information booklets.
  • Acts as liaison for requests to the prayers of the faithful, sick list, communion to the sick and bereavement.
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish/Vietnamese) is a plus
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Friendly with excellent people skills
  • Professional  demeanor
  • Proof of Certified Knowledge with Microsoft office suite
  • Thorough knowledge and familiarity with the organizational structure and practices of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Efficient organizational skills
  • Knowledge of handling difficult people and situations.
  • Knowledge and sensitivity of the principles of counseling and spiritual direction.
  • Understands the basic principles of psychology and sociology.
  • Keen interpersonal and group dynamic skills with clear communication.
  • Typing skills over 60 words per minute, Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point, Outlook, Microsoft Office 365 and Parish Data Systems Software above intermediate performance levels are required. An intellectual ability to learn other church business software and continue education skills is necessary.

Education & Experience:

  • Five year's experience with administrative and office procedures preferred.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Bob Schneeloch at  bobs@goodshepherdparish.net

Position title:  Religious Education Program Coordinator

Hours:  Full time, 40 hours per week

 

Primary Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Pastor, plans, develops, organizes and evaluates the Faith Formation Program for the Parish.

Essential Job Functions

  • Develops goals, objectives, and implements strategies for a comprehensive faith formation program that serves students ages 7-17 and adults including preparation for sacraments.
  • In conjunction with the Pastor, develops and implements a coherent and unified curriculum and catechetical plan for the Parish.
  • Evaluates faith formation programs and makes recommendations to the Pastor.
  • Responsible for the recruitment and training of volunteers/catechists for catechetical programs.
  • Assures volunteers/catechists receive mandatory training and establishes and implements appropriate training programs for catechists to receive required certification courses.
  • Proven participation and updating of the Safe Environment Program through the diocese.
  • Provides support to the formation team for training, resources, and programs.
  • Keeps current in developments/changes with Diocesan policies as they relate to formation and sacramental practices.
  • Submits reports to the Pastor and Parish Office as requested.
  • Meets regularly with Pastor and parish staff for planning and coordination.
  • Prepares annual budget for review by the pastor and oversee expenditures.
  • Development of a yearly schedule for all faith formation programs, which is presented to Pastor.
  • Coordinates with Pastor and Parish Office sacramental rites and ceremonies.
  • Works with Youth Ministry to coordinate activities for Confirmation and RCIA-Youth Programs.
  • Attends Diocesan appropriate workshops and meetings.
  • Counsels, advices, & visits with students, parents & teachers when classroom problems arise.
  • Orders textbooks, teaching materials and resources for the program.
  • Performs any other job-related duties as necessary for the smooth flow of work in the department and/or as assigned by the Pastor.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Must be an active member, in good standing, of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Knowledge of Catholic doctrine and beliefs as presented in the documents of Vatican Council II, the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other relevant Church and Catechetical Documents.
  • Leadership abilities to direct religious education and Sacramental preparation programs.
  • Ability to work under pressure; must be able to work under frequent interruptions.
  • Acts as a resource person for the formation team, staff and parish community.
  • Must be fluent in English and Spanish.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others.
  • Computer literacy, excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess excellent planning, organizational and collaborative skills.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel as required.
  • Position requires working no less than 40 hours per week including evenings and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in Religious Studies, Pastoral Theology, Catechetics or equivalent, such as: Diocesan Institute Ministry Certificate in Catechetical Ministry.
  • Three-Five years of formation experience in a parish or diocesan position. (Related degrees and comparable experience will be considered.)

All interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume with references to Diana Noguez at

St. Jude Shrine of the West

1129 S. 38th Street

San Diego, CA 92113

(619) 264-2195

dnoguez@stjudesd.com  

POSITION TITLE: Director of Liturgical Music
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
HOURS:  Full-time
REPORTS TO:  Pastor

Vibrant, engaged Roman Catholic parish of approximately 2,000 households and K-8 school (260 students) is seeking a full-time Director of Liturgical Music. Candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic, have an undergraduate or graduate degree in music, and have previous experience in Catholic music ministry. Familiarity and experience in the Roman Catholic spiritual and liturgical tradition required. Must possess: advanced choral conducting skills, strong keyboard (piano and/or organ) skills, accomplished vocal skills with the ability to supervise and train parish cantors, and excellent organizational, planning, and collaborative skills. Competency with common computer programs, Microsoft Publisher, and music-writing programs (e.g. Finale) are a plus.

Candidate should be available for three of four weekend Masses, four daily morning Masses per week, Masses for holy days of obligation, prayer services, weddings, funerals, school liturgies, and other seasonal liturgical celebrations. Candidate should have the ability to lead and supervise paid section leaders and musicians as well as volunteer choir members and musicians at all levels. Direct: adult choir, parish-wide children’s choir, and school choir (grade 5). Oversee high school youth/young adult/adult contemporary choir with its own director.

Salary commensurate with education and experience. Benefits offered according to diocesan and parish policies. Background check and safe environment training are required of all parish employees and volunteers. Demonstration of keyboard and vocal skills will be required.

Job description and application instructions are available at https://olg-church.org/about/employment-opportunities.

Closing date for applications: May 31, 2018. Preferred start date July 1 – Aug 31, 2018.

POSITION TITLE:  Director for Catechetical Ministries

St. Elizabeth Seton, a mid-sized Catholic parish in Rancho La Costa, Carlsbad, California is looking for an experienced, dynamic Director for Catechetical Ministries.  Master’s degree in theology is preferred as well as Master Catechist certification.  Please submit resumes to Fr. Michael Robinson, St. Elizabeth Seton, 6628 Santa Isabel St., Carlsbad, CA, 92009, frmichaelrob@gmail.com, 760-438-3393.

The requirements of the Director of Catechetical Ministries at St. Elizabeth Seton includes planning, implementing and overseeing all Catechetical activities, including but not limited to:

Adult Ministries

  •     Bible Studies
  •     Yearly retreats
  •     Adult Education opportunities
  •     Parent talks for Sacramental Prep

Sacramental Preparation Programs

  •     Baptism Prep
  •     First Reconciliation Prep
  •     First Communion Prep
  •     Confirmation Prep (In conjunction with the Youth minister)
  •     Marriage Prep

RCIA and RCIC programs
Religious Education of children

  •     Establish curriculum and assign classes
  •     Recruit and train Catechists
  •     Coordinate with Homeschooling parents and Special Needs
  •     Plan and implement summertime Vacation Bible School

Administration

  •     Oversee budget, establish and collect fees, purchase necessary materials
  •     Record all sacraments and send out notifications
  •     Oversee registration and maintain Data base
  •     Supervise Religious Education secretary
  •     Supervise Youth Minister
  •     Secure and Care for Religious Education facilities

Safe Environment

  •     Oversee, track and record safe environment protocols

Work together in collaboration with St. Elizabeth Seton staff, with Religious Education staff, with Diocesan Office for Evangelization and Catechetical ministries, local deanery events

  •     Attend appropriate meetings

POSITION TITLE:  Director for Catechetical Ministry                        
FLSA STATUS:  Non-exempt
REPORTS TO:  Pastor                            
HOURS:  Full time, 35 hours per wk.

Santa Sophia Parish seeks a full-time Director for Catechetical Ministry (DCM) to serve the parish community of Santa Sophia. The candidate for this position would be responsible for overseeing the ongoing Faith Formation of Preschool, Elementary, Junior High, Sacramental preparation for First Reconciliation, First Communion Candidates, RCIA adapted for Children and family catechesis. A primary focus will be forming young people as disciples of Jesus Christ; drawing them to responsible age appropriate participation in the life, mission and work of the Church; and fostering the spiritual growth of each young person.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organizing and supervising faith formation staff, catechists and volunteers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Experience working in a “team” environment; Communicate regularly with Parish Staff
  • Directing sacramental preparation programs (RCIA Adapted for Children, First Reconciliation, First Communion) in collaboration with parish staff and volunteers
  • Assisting and resourcing catechists, parents, and ministry coordinators
  • Maintaining records and aid in the certification of Catechists
  • Training and ongoing formation of catechists and volunteers for Catechetical and Sacramental Ministry
  • Budgeting of parish resources for maximum efficiency
  • Assisting the pastor on special projects

FUNCTIONAL DUTIES:

PARISH: Participate in regular meetings with the Pastor and parish staff as needed. DCM strives to be a resource person for the parish staff and families on issues related to children’s catechetical and sacramental Ministry. Duties of the DCM include but not limited to: selecting curriculum, teaching materials and resources for the catechetical program; support and implement diocesan and parish Safe Environment policies. DCM will coordinate and plan sacramental worship services including First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion.

CATECHIST AND VOLUNTEER TEAM: Recruiting and training adult leaders and catechists. The DCM must help recruit, train, support and evaluate volunteers in Faith Formation programs. Make sure that Catechetical ministry staff has completed Safe Environment background screening. Help to meet the Spiritual needs and the spiritual hungers of the adults in their journey to Know Christ. Provide support as they share in accompanying our children as Disciples. Keep parents, parishioners, adult leaders informed of programs, social, service and event opportunities through distribution of calendar and use of various approved social media communication outlets.

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION AND RCIA ADAPTED FOR CHILDREN:
The DCM is responsible for directing all Sacramental Preparation of children, to include First Reconciliation, First Communion and RCIA Adapted for Children. The DCM will oversee these programs and coordinate a series of gatherings and retreat days for parents and or families to assist them as they lead their children in the preparation for the reception of the sacraments. 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH:
The DCM should comply with the diocesan certification standards of maintaining the appropriate amount of hours to remain certifiable. The DCM is to participate in diocesan sponsored events such as: in-services, workshops, conferences, courses, etc. and attend one spiritual retreat as approved by Pastor

WORK SCHEDULE:
Schedule will have a set schedule of weekly gatherings but will also need a flexible element as directed by the pastor. Work schedule will include Sundays and some evenings. The DCM should include time to be available to the parents, children and parishioners at times that is more convenient for them.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies, Pastoral Theology, Catechetics or equivalent, such as: Diocesan Institute Ministry Certificate in Catechetical Ministry.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in parish catechetical ministry in a leadership capacity.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • A practicing Roman Catholic in good standing with the Church.
  • Possess the Basic Catechist Certification
  • Knowledge of Catholic doctrine, the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other relevant Church and Catechetical Documents.
  • Leadership and teambuilding abilities to direct religious education and Sacramental preparation programs.
  • Be a self-starter who is disciplined, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others.
  • Possess excellent planning, organizational, leadership and collaborative skills.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English desired but not required.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office and comfortable with Apple operating system.
  • Must have current technology and social media knowledge.

Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter, resume and references to: FrDevdas@santasophia.org

POSITION TITLE:  Youth Minister

FLSA STATUS:  Non-exempt

HOURS:  Part time

General Description
The Youth Minister is responsible for the development, organization and administration of programs for youth to fulfill of the catechetical mission of the parish in cooperation with the pastor, parish staff and Diocesan Department of Catholic Formation. This includes developing relationships and outreach with youth and their families, planning and implementing events and programs, and leading youth into a deeper life of discipleship.


Position
The Youth Minister position is part-time and may become a full-time exempt position dependent on the candidates qualifications and experience; Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.


Qualifications
The Youth Minister must be living in full sacramental communion with the Catholic Church.  This person needs to be working towards or possess advanced level religious certification from the Diocese and a degree in youth ministry, religious education, theology or related fields.  Experience in youth ministry is preferred.  This person must be competent in visioning, applying age appropriate methods and basic program development as well as exhibit skills in interpersonal communication, collaborative ministry and public speaking. This person is required to complete Safe Environment Background Check through CMG Connects as required by the Diocese of San Diego.


General Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, implement and evaluate a comprehensive youth ministry program for Jr. High, grades 7 – 8; High School grades 9-12 and young adults.  This program is to include aspects of: catechesis/formation, advocacy for youth and their families, community life, evangelization, justice and service aspects, leadership development, pastoral care and prayer and worship opportunities.
  • Coordinate the Confirmation process offering Sacramental Preparation for the reception of the Sacrament. Coordinate and provide for the youth a Confirmation specific retreat. Work with the DCM English and Spanish to coordinate the Mass for Confirmation.
  • Coordinate and offer youth conference experiences, i.e. Synergy (Diocese); Steubenville San Diego.
  • Coordinate the Sunday 5:30pmYouth Mass, preparing youth to serve as Lectors; Ushers; Altar Servers; Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (Confirmed Youth).
  • Recruit, train, motivate and evaluate all peer and adult volunteers.
  • Work in collaboration with the diocese to provide leadership training for all volunteers moving them toward diocesan catechetical certification.
  • Supervise and evaluate all volunteers yearly.
  • Maintain appropriate records.
  • Supervise and train retreat teams to provide retreats for volunteers, teens and their families; facilitate and evaluate the retreats.
  • Maintain a budget in accord with directions of the pastor and functional youth ministry. 
  • Maintain regular communication with teens and their families.
  • Work in collaboration with other parish staff in scheduling, visioning, planning and implementing activities, events and processes that overlaps into other areas of parish life.
  • Engage in ongoing professional formation; keep informed of trends in youth ministry, theology and methodology of ministry, and participate in diocesan workshops and courses.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with the wider civic community at large.
  • Perform any other tasks as deemed necessary or assigned by the pastor.

Send cover letter and resume to:

Lissa Hutcheson, M.A., O.P.L.
Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church
Director Catechetical Ministry
858.551.8359w
619.804.8950c

dcm@marystarlajolla.org

POSITION: Coordinator of Liturgy and Sacred Music
SUPERVISOR: Pastor
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
HOURS: FULLTIME: 30-35 hours per week


DESCRIPTION: Responsible for the planning of all Parish Liturgies and supervising all music groups/choirs.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Working knowledge of the Catholic Church, and its Liturgy and Music
  • Commitment to the mission of the Catholic church
  • Communication skills: verbal and written
  • Able to collaborate well with staff and parishioners
  • Be a self-starter; well organized;
  • Proficiency in computer technology: email communication, data entry, word-processing (Microsoft Office)
  • Bi-Lingual (English and Spanish) a plus
  • Able to the play piano/organ a plus


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee and provide assistance to all music groups/choirs
  • Facilitate the monthly Liturgy Commission meeting
  • Oversee all liturgical ministers
  • Collaborate with those who do the scheduling and training of all liturgical ministers.
  • Provide music planners for presiders for all Sunday and special liturgies
  • Maintain order on the pamphlet rack and hospitality room.
  • Create all worship aides
  • Maintain the music books in the church.
  • Assist those who run the sound room for baptisms and special video presentations.
  • Oversee the ordering of all candles, oils, and liturgical items.
  • Oversee the hospitality ministry for the annual mass count.
  • Prepare all liturgical books for special liturgies.
  • Order and distribute all liturgical books and resources for ministers
  • Maintain instruments, microphones, stands, etc. For music ministry
  • Train all cantors.
  • Research and learn new music.
  • Create Advent and Lenten Calendars


Please submit Cover Letter and resume to Fr. Ramón: pastor@stpeter-fallbrook.org

OTHER

The Archdiocese of Baltimore is actively seeking candidates for the role of Coordinator of Sacramental Formation. 


In this Department of Evangelization role, you will serve as a primary resource regarding the liturgical and sacramental life of the Church. Working with the Director of Worship, you will foster the “missionary conversion” (Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel) of parish-based sacramental formation. Within this role, you will work with parishes to provide sacramental catechesis for Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist, Reconciliation, and Anointing of the Sick. Lastly, you’ll be a much needed resource for parish leadership on the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.


You are a great candidate if you:

  • possess a Master’s degree in sacramental theology or a related field
  • are a person with demonstrated fidelity to Catholic teaching and have a mature understanding of the Church’s sacramental teachings and theology
  • have a proven ability to implement sacramental formation programs and possess experience in and understanding of sacramental catechesis
  • have experience and understanding of the RCIA, including adaptations for children and other special circumstances
  • have at least three years of experience in sacramental and/or catechetical ministry

If you believe that you possess the skills, talent and aptitude to be a part of this vital ministry, come join our team!  In addition to our many benefits such as health insurance and a flexible work schedule, we offer a welcoming environment where Christ is central in all that we do!


To apply for this position, please visit our website:  http://www.jobs.net/j/JHlGPPRy